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Voting record (from They Vote For You)
How Ben Morton voted on key issues since 2006:
- Voted very strongly against increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
- Voted very strongly against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
- Voted very strongly for privatising government assets. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing funding for university education. votes
- Voted very strongly for decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
- Voted very strongly against increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
- Constituency Statements: Continuous Glucose Monitors (4 Dec 2018)
“I have received contact from a number of my constituents about continuous glucose monitors—CGMs. People with type 1 diabetes must monitor their glucose levels day and night. CGMs do that, continuously recording a person's glucose level and setting off an alarm if it drops below a certain point. These are life-saving devices, but they can be expensive for families and young people. This...”
- Questions without Notice: Economy (4 Dec 2018)
“My question is to the Treasurer. Will the Treasurer update the House on how the government's actions to build a stronger economy will bring the budget back into surplus next year without increasing taxes? How would a different approach to economic management hurt families, including in my electorate of Tangney?”
- Adjournment: GetUp! (29 Nov 2018)
“This morning we heard that the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters considers that GetUp! obstructed it by giving it false and misleading information. This afternoon I want to talk about how many people there are who think that they're members with influence in GetUp! but sadly are not. Again, that's because GetUp! is misleading them. At the May Senate estimates, my colleague Senator...”
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- Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — average amongst Representatives.
- People have made 0 comments on this Representative's speeches — below average amongst Representatives.
- This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 84 times in debates — well below average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)